The sports world is coming to a grinding halt because of coronavirus, and now the NBA, MLB, NHL, and NCAA are cancelling their seasons. Here's the full list.

Associated PressThe Utah Jazz’s Rudy Gobert tested positive for coronavirus Wednesday night.
  • As more people and professional athletes test positive for coronavirus, sports leagues across the world are choosing to suspend or cancel their seasons.
  • The NBA has suspended its season indefinitely as two Utah Jazz players have been diagnosed with the virus.
  • The NHL, MLB, ATP, MLS, La Liga, Champions League, Serie A, and Europa League have followed suit for the forseeable future.
  • The WNBA will “continue to plan” for its upcoming season with consideration of the outbreak, while the NFL announced it has no plans to push its season back.
  • USMNT and USWNT games have been cancelled for March and April.
  • March Madness and all remaining winter and spring NCAA championships have been cancelled after all six major college basketball conferences cancelled their postseason tournaments Thursday.
  • Check out the full list of coronavirus updates from sports leagues and events across the globe here.
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The NBA suspended play indefinitely Wednesday night after Utah Jazz stars Rudy Gobert and Donovan Mitchell tested positive for coronavirus.

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The NHL followed suit on Thursday, immediately pausing its 2019-2020 season with a goal to “resume play as soon as it is appropriate and prudent.”

Associated Press

Source: NHL Twitter


The MLB has ceased its operations and will delay opening day by at least two weeks.

Associated Press

Source: Jeff Passan/Twitter and MLB/Twitter


Sll six major college basketball conferences — the ACC, Big Ten, Big 12, Big East, SEC, and Pac-12 — cancelled their postseason tournaments on Thursday.

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And later in the day, the NCAA announcement it was cancelling March Madness and all other winter and spring NCAA championships.

Associated Press

The WNBA has not cancelled any of its events, but the league announced Thursday that it will “continue to plan” while considering the outbreak.

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Source: WNBA/Twitter


The 2020 Masters have been postponed as well.

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Source: The Masters/Twitter


The MLS season is suspended as well.

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Source: Grant Wahl/Twitter


La Liga, Champions League, Serie A, and Europa League have also suspended their seasons.

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The USWNT and USMNT games for March and April are cancelled, while the NWSL is cancelling its preseason matches.

Getty Images/Molly DarlingtonUSWNT captain Megan Rapinoe.

Source: US Soccer/Twitter


The ATP has cancelled men’s tennis events for the next six weeks.

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Source: ATP/Twitter


As of now, the NFL has no plans to delay its upcoming season.

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Source: Adam Schefter/Twitter


Now check out how other leagues and sports have responded:

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